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 By Tom Southard    Sports    April 27, 2017 

Kimball golf team set school record

The Kimball High boy's golf team had the best round ever while setting a new school record at the Morrill Tournament this past week. April 18 will go into the record books as the date the Kimball...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    April 27, 2017 

Kimball golfers win again

The Kimball High boy's golf team kept their wining streak alive with a victory at the Scottsbluff Tournament Monday. No problem for the Longhorns as they captured Division Two at the Scottsbluff...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    April 27, 2017 

Greenwood signs with Southeast Community College

Kimball High senior, Jordan Greenwood, got a visit from Southeast Community College head golf coach Bill Campbell this past week and ended up accepting the offer of a full ride scholarship to attend t...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    April 27, 2017 

Jock Talk

The area spring sports schedule is moving along, that is when the weather permits. The Kimball High track team didn’t get a meet in this past week when the Mitchell George Calvert meet was called off due to bad weather. A few of the Kimball...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    April 27, 2017 

Kimball Junior High track meet attracts 11 schools

The Kimball Junior High track invite held this past week attracted 11 schools with Burns winning the girl's team title and Mitchell taking home the boy's team title. In the female division, Burns...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    April 20, 2017

Brady Kilgore sets school record at WTC track meet

Brady Kilgore won the Western Trails Conference 110 meter hurdle race this past Thursday at Mitchell with a career best time of 14.59 seconds and in so doing, improved a 31-year-old Kimball High...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    April 20, 2017

Kimball golf team picks up two wins

The Kimball High boy's golf team picked up two wins this past week and have opened up the season just the way coach Chad Wise predicted they would. After the Bayard Tournament was cancelled due to...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    April 20, 2017

Jock Talk

Spring sports is really bringing out some outstanding efforts by the Kimball High tracksters and boys golfers. Just this past week sophomore Brady Kilgore broke a 31-year-old Kimball High record when he won the 110 meter high hurdles at the Western...

 
 By Tom Southard    News    April 20, 2017

Reader sisters raise money for the Team Ashtyn Foundation

Tory and Jennifer Schwartz, along with their daughter Ashtyn, made a trip to Kimball recently to accept a check for $2,597 that Kimball High students, Alex and Kate Reader had raised to contribute to...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    April 13, 2017

Bemis sets new Junior High triple jump record

Samantha Bemis was outstanding in the first track meet of the season for the Kimball Junior High track team. The talented young eighth grader won three events in helping her Kimball team to a second p...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    April 13, 2017

Jock Talk

The spring sports schedule is in full swing and the Kimball High golf team finally got some action. They were at the Mitchell Tournament this past Tuesday and because of our early deadline for printing, we will have the story on this action in next...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    April 6, 2017

Kimball third overall at Creek Valley

The Kimball boys finished second and the girls ninth, leaving them in third place at Monday's Tri-State Track Invite held at Creek Valley High School in Chappell. Bridgeport won the boy's division...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    April 6, 2017

Kimball golfers open at Gering quad

The Kimball High boy’s golf team opened the season this past Thursday, competing in the Gering Quad, nine hole tournament. This tournament wasn’t on the regular schedule but Kimball Activities Director Ken Smith saw it as an opportunity to give t...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    April 6, 2017

Jock Talk

Despite the cold weather, Kimball High got a golf tournament and a track meet in this past week. The golfers played in a four-school Quad Tourney at Gering with just a nine hole format and despite not having their number one golfer, Jordan...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    March 30, 2017

Longhorns captured 7 wins at Kimball Invitational

The Kimball High track team opened the outdoor season this past Saturday at their own Kimball Invitational and had seven wins on the day with four in the boy's division and three in the girl's...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    March 30, 2017

Rozelle sets meet records to lead Potter-Dix girls to second place finish

Two new meet records were established Saturday at the Kimball Invitational Track and Field meet and Potter-Dix senior Alexus Rozelle put her name on both of them. The talented young lady who has...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    March 30, 2017

Banner County scores well in weights and distance events

The Banner County High track team showed they have good potential in the distance events on the track along with the weight events in the girl's division, as this is where they scored most of their...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    March 30, 2017

Jock Talk

The outdoor track and field season got underway for our immediate area tracksters this past Saturday at the Kimball Invitational. Kimball Activities Director, Ken Smith, waved his magic Baton and gave athletes, fans and officials a wonderful day,...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    March 23, 2017

Longhorns open track season at Chadron State indoor

Kimball High School opened up the track season at the Chadron State College Indoor meet this past Saturday and had some very respective marks in their first outing according to coach Gene Mohr. "We...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    March 23, 2017

Jock Talk

I am sure by now you readers all know that the South Dakota State UniversityJackrabbits lost to number one seed Gonzaga 66-46 to end their season. Our Mike Daum didn't have his best game, but still...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    March 23, 2017

High hopes for Kimball High track team

Coach Gene Mohr has high hopes for his Kimball High track team this spring with 29 boys and 15 girls checked out. The boy's sophomore class has the largest representation with 13 young men on the...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    March 23, 2017

Kimball returns entire state qualifying golf team

With everyone back on the Kimball High Boy's golf team that finished sixth at last year's Nebraska State Tournament, Coach Chad Wise is optimistic for an even higher finish this season. Last season...

 
 By Tom Southard    News    March 16, 2017

Mike Daum and SDSU begin NCAA tournament™ today

Talk of the town, or of the state and maybe of the nation right now in college basketball is none other than our very own Mike Daum of Kimball. The Kimball High grad is really drawing the attention... Full story

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    March 16, 2017

An injury plays havoc with Kimball girl's season

The 2016-17 basketball season started out just like Kimball High girl’s coach Chauncey Pedersen envisioned, with three wins in their first four games, but an injury to a key player helped to shatter those visions. The Lady Longhorns showed lots of...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    March 16, 2017

Junior High boys close out basketball season

Coach Dane Wurdeman was kind enough to furnish me with some final junior high boy’s basketball results for the Kimball teams. Not a lot of wins this season but there were some individual highlights and some promising young players will be advancing...

 

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